Pedestrian given first aid care dies after hit by car in Abbotsford

A collision occurred at Marshall and McCallum roads. The 19-year old pedestrian died early this morning after hit by a vehicle last night in Abbotsford.

The police were called around 9:40 PM to the intersection of McCallum and Marshall roads where they discovered a severely injured teen on the ground.

Danger in the road

According to Const. Ian MacDonald, the pedestrian was hit by a Honda Accord that was driven by a 20-year old man. The driver was moving west on Marshall and was making a right turn onto McCallum when the collision occurred. He added that the driver was shaken but cooperative with the police at the site.

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Several witnesses performed first aid measures to the pedestrian upon the arrival of the police.

Several witnesses performed first aid measures to the pedestrian upon the arrival of the police. The teen was rapidly transported by the ambulance to a healthcare facility but succumbed to his injured.

MacDonald was found at the scene but it was not yet confirmed if it belonged to the pedestrian and if whether he was riding it at the time of the collision.

The police are still investigating and confirming the circumstances of the incident, including whether the 19-year old was in the crosswalk at the time. MacDonald praises the citizens who tried to help the teen at the scene.

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Learn how to help by enrolling in a training on first aid and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/first-aid/
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/153849.php

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